The First Churchills

Drama, Historical
The story of John Churchill, a handsome mercenary who marries Sarah, the daughter of the Duke of York. The drama involves the elaborate politics of seventeenth-century England, and describes Churchill's momentous ...more

Cast

... John Churchill

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... Sarah Churchill

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... Charles II

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... Queen Anne

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... Sidney Godolphin

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... James--Duke of York

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... Lord Shaftesbury

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... Lord Shrewsbury

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... William--Prince of Orange

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... Mary II

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... James--Duke of Monmouth

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... Robert Harley

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Company

Network

Synopsis

The story of John Churchill, a handsome mercenary who marries Sarah, the daughter of the Duke of York. The drama involves the elaborate politics of seventeenth-century England, and describes Churchill's momentous victory at the battle of Blenheim in 1704, his elevation to the nobility as the first Duke of Marlborough, the costly construction of his magnificent palace, and his final humiliating fall from favor.

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